michigan Legislative Alerts

End state film subsidies

March 11, 2015

HB 4122 sponsored by Rep. Dan Lauwers (R-Brockway), which would sunset Michigan’s film subsidy program. Particularly in light of other state funding priorities, this program simply does not make good use of hard-earned tax dollars. It’s Batman vs. Superman versus road repairs, income tax relief, or any number of other priorities for Michigan families and businesses.

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Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof Shows Courage, Principle in Testimony Before Indiana Lawmakers on Prevailing Wage Repeal

March 31, 2015

“Prevailing wage laws drive up costs for taxpayers,” group says. Lansing, Mich.– The grassroots free-market group Americans for Prosperity today thanked Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof for his leadership and commitment to repealing Michigan’s prevailing wage law. Annie Patnaude, the Michigan chapter’s deputy state director, issued the following statement on the heels of testimony by […]

AFP Throws Support Behind Bill to End Film Subsidies

March 11, 2015

It’s taxpayer-funded handouts for Batman vs. Superman versus road repairs, tax relief or other important priorities for Michigan families and businesses. Spending millions of dollars on Hollywood subsidies at a time when our state budget is already stretched thin, makes for bad policy and bad politics.

Americans for Prosperity Opposes Raising Taxes on Michigan Families

March 09, 2015

Will focus on working with lawmakers to craft fiscally responsible budget that funds essential services LANSING – Americans for Prosperity, the state’s leading grassroots advocate against tax hikes and wasteful spending, restated today that it opposes raising taxes on Michiganders. In the coming weeks and months, the focus of the chapter will be to continue […]

AFP: Stabenow and Peters Placed Special Interests Above Job-Creation

January 30, 2015

Keystone Pipeline Construction Will Create Thousands of Jobs and Help Meet Energy Demand LANSING – Americans for Prosperity’s Michigan State Director, Scott Hagerstrom, issued the following statement in response to Senator Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters votes today against approving Keystone XL pipeline construction. “We are disappointed that Senators Stabenow and Peters chose to stand with special interests […]

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